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police search for whoever pulled the trigger. >> amaka: police are on the hunt for the suspect that stabbed three people in new bedford killing a teenager. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> amaka: good thursday morning. i'm amaka ubaka in for christa delcamp. ism and i'm sarah french. very busy morning. we're following several breaking news stories. first get a check of forecast with chris lambert. >> chris: a couple great days in a row. humidity starts warming up in the afternoon. today we increase the humidity to go along with that warmth. good morning, everyone. mid to upper 60s. 64 to 68 a common range from the suburbs into boston. we'll have mainly sunny skies to start off the morning, and then this afternoon, a few more clouds working on in. warm day, a breezy day, mid-80s to near 90 degrees. rain chances today. isolated shower tonight. isolated storms tomorrow. most of the day still on the dry
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an hour. a passing shower or a thunderstorm. otherwise the warmest two days coming up here through the next several days will be today and again tomorrow. a little bit cooler over the weekend, not by much. still into the mid-80s away from the coastline. near 80 along the coastline. the weekend forecast ahead, more on that coming up. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. if you're getting ready to get out the door, hard to see, but this is 93 southbound as you makeou somerville. the lights are moving. that's a good sign. let's go to the maps. a couple work crews out there. route 1 looking good. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, south of town just ten minutes. route 3, 24 and 95 all green. we're not watching any issues there. heading in or out of town on the pike, you're problem-free. a couple work crews still out there on 128. still wrap things up as we head into the 5:00 hour. routes 2 and 3 are problem free,
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you're getting ready to head out the door. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes this morning. both the "t" and commuter rail expected to start the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we begin with breaking news in lawrence. crews battling a massive fire. the flames tearing through a home. the fire has been burning for hours. let's go live to 7's jennifer eagan at the scene. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, firefighters are pouring water on five homes here on summer street. they have ladder trucks up. it's still a very active scene. we can still see some smoke coming from 29 summer street. amazingly, everyone who is in these five buildings did make it out safely. the red cross tells us that some 35 people were displaced. at least 35 people that they're taking care of right now. we just spoke to the chief a short time ago. he said first call came in around 2:00, 2:30 a.m.
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behind 29 summer street, and then that building, which is vacant, caught on fire. that fire spread to some of the surrounding buildings. so obviously that has been the focus of the morning, trying to contain the fire to initially just 29 summer street. it did spread and affect the other homes. we're told that two of the homes were destroyed. those will be a complete loss. and then there is some level of damage to the surrounding buildings here. also the chief telling us that injured. one fell, had a twisted ankle. that firefighter went to the hospital. the other firefighter who was injured did not end up going to the hospital. but still a very active scene. again, the "t" telling us that the initial report was that there was some kind of explosion behind one of the buildings here. there will certainly be an investigation into exactly what happened going on later today. live in lawrence this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in
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>> amaka: and more breaking news. 7news searching for a shooter. a person was injured and a dog, as well. kris anderson has the breaking details. kris? >> kris: amaka, good morning. police would love to track down whoever is responsible for shots being fired on page street in dorchester this morning. we have confirmed that one female victim was shot and a dog was shot, as well. it all happened around 1:00 a.m. the initial call came in that it was on mcclellan street, which is right next t p right here on page street in dorchester. we still don't know the age of the victim who was shot here. but police have had... did have the area taped off early this morning while they were investigating the scene. we also mentioned the dog that was injured during this shooting. the dog is being put into a police cruiser with his leg taped up. it appears the dog is going to be okay. that's some good news for the dog. no report on that victim's condition here this morning. now, as far as the situation surrounding the shooting, police
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escalated to that point. they believe it may be connected to a fight that happened in this area earlier this morning. that's the latest live here in dorchester, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: developing now, one teen is dead, two others recovering after a violent attack in new bedford. all three were stabbed, and this morning police are still searching for a suspect. 7's nicole oliverio is live now with the latest. nicole? >> nicole: sarah, one of those teens, a 15 year old, during this fight. investigators want to know what started it and who is responsible. a 15-year-old is stabbed during a fight. investigators say the teen collapsed and died as he tried running home for help. now this new bedford community wants to know why? >> he's a 15-year-old baby. he's a baby. he didn't get a chance to experience life. >> he would put a smile on his face because that's the kid he was.
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hearted. you know what i'm saying? he's 15 years old. he didn't even get to graduate high school. >> nicole: police say the teen was one of three. a 16 and 22 year old were also taken to the hospital with stab wounds but expected to survive. investigators trying to figure out what led up to the deadly stabbing. people who live in the complex say they try to keep to themselves, but they have problems with a group from another another part of town. >> we this our thing. but you don't get into no trouble. it's the outside people that want the start the problem with us. >> nicole: right now police are looking at surveillance video hoping that will lead to an arrest. people who live in the area just want the violence to stop. >> let's get with the program and let's stop killing these people. these are babies. >> nicole: investigators haven't said who was involved in
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but they're asking the public for help that could lead to an arrest. that's the latest live in new bedford, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah:>> amaka: right now pon lawrence are searching for the person who shot a woman in the head. the shooting happened on wednesday evening. the woman was taken to lawrence general hospital. her condition is not known. >> sarah: and breaking overnight, police are investigating a major rollover in merrimack, new hampshire. it happened on the e police say man was seriously injured after rolling over his car near exit 13. you can see the car ended up on its side and parts of the car scattered on the road. no word yet on the cause of the crash. also breaking overnight, a car slammed into a pole in lawrence. it happened on broadway early this morning. police say the driver ran off after the crash. there is no word yet on the cause of the accident. >> sarah: right now the
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condemning anti-semitic violence found at marblehead high school. police discovered writing on the softball field that said, "the jews did 9/11." a window was also broken. police are searching for the person responsible for the graffiti. >> amaka: and happening today, a former new hampshire state trooper is expected to plead guilty in connection with a violent arrest in nashua. 31-year-old andrew monaco will plead guilty to three counts of simple assault for beating richard shimon, jr., following a hi-s monaco faces up to five years behind bars. a massachusetts state trooper is also facing charges in connection with the incident. and new surveillance video shows the moments before police shot and killed an alleged terrorist in roslindale last summer. the d.a. is now saying officers were justified in shooting usaamah rahim when he pulled a knife on them. federal agents moved in after getting word that rahim was planning on killing police officers in boston. his family says officers should
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>> couldn't they have de-escalated that situation? couldn't they have disarmed him without having shot him numerous times? >> mr. rahim continued to advance on the officers, refused to drop his weapon, and responded by saying, "you drop yours" and "why don't you shoot me?" >> amaka: federal agents say rahim's plan was the travel out of state to kill someone. he got that order from a known member of crews in italy are searching for survivors following the devastating earthquake. the death toll is rising now. at least 247 people were killed when the magnitude 6 quake hit central italy wednesday morning. three towns suffered extensive damage. with with hundreds of homes destroyed, many survivors are now staying in tents and temporary shelters there, as well. >> amaka: now to the race for the white house. donald trump will be in manchester, new hampshire, today
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economic plan, which includes withdrawing from a trans-pacific partnership at a rally in mississippi last night. trump backtracked on his original promise to support everyone who was in the country illegally. he's now saying he would consider allowing some to stay. and later today, health care will deliver a speech in nevada on the connection between trump and the movement also associated with white nationalism. clintosp trump. >> sarah: we're off to a busy start this thursday morning. still ahead, a newspaper box explodes. why the owner of the paper thinks it's a height crime. >> amaka: plus a tornado outbreak in the midwest. seven twisters hit indiana, destroying buildings and uprooting trees. >> chris: close to 90 degrees for some towns this afternoon. partly sunny skies. as we get into tomorrow, a couple isolated storms around. otherwise drying out for the weekend. our weekend forecast ahead.
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good if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. here's a live look at the pike. we're not watching any issues with the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. >> sarah: breaking news, a massive fire tearing through a home in lawrence. the flames spread to surrounding buildings. two firefighters are being
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>> amaka: wild weather hitting central indiana. rain, hail and tornadoes swept through the area. this video shows a tornado touching down yesterday. the winds were so strong this starbuck toppled over. you see it right there on your screen. an ef-3 tornado struck the building. take a look. you see the storm outside the window of a restaurant across the street before the building falls right over. and crews now working to clear
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starbucks and other buildings all over the state. forecasters say that severe weather could continue over the next several days. ism incredible video. chris, hard to believe we had a tornado on monday and now we have this beautiful weather here. >> chris: ef-1 for us with 100mph winds out there in concord a few days ago. tornado yesterday from indiana to ohio. quite the outbreak for several hours ongoing there in the afternoon and early evening. for us it's been quiet the last couple days. continue to see quiet weather outside this morning. you know walking out the door, it's not as cool as it has been the past couple mornings. temperatures back up into the mid to upper 60s. wind is now out of the south-southwest. we change that wind direction and we start to decrease that warmth and humidity. we see that throughout the day today. yesterday all the sunshine. more humidity today. versus what we saw yesterday. there are showers and storms to the west of us.
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more clouds but i do expect a mainly dry day across new england this afternoon. dew point level, mid-60s now. 70s are off to the west of us. we'll increase the humidity into the 70s dew point-wise friday. so it will feel more tropicallish on friday. look at the weekend. right back down close to the comfortable category. we don't have the real high humidity in place. and with the higher humidity tomorrow, could be a passing shower towns. not a tremendous amount of that forcing the atmosphere to get a lot of the showers and storms going, but any time you're talking about high heat, high humidity, an isolated shower or storm. a couple scattered showers and storms back into the ohio valley, back into new york and pennsylvania later on this afternoon. otherwise just kwai its down across portions of the great lakes and into places like minneapolis, st. paul. a refreshing air mass change out that way.
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from as we get into the weekend. we'll have an isolated storm with humidity. tomorrow the high pressure noses its way in for the weekend. lower humidity. temperatures still nice and warm. mid-80s away from the coastline. upper 70s to near 80 along the coastline. sea breezes working in. heading out to the beach, heading out to the barbecue. 85 to 90 this afternoon. warm and breezy. sunny to partly cloudy skies. forecast for tonight mild and muggy. a couple 70. next couple nights ac running all night long. isolated shower out there. not expecting a lot of rain overnight tonight. with a lot of vapor, any isolated shower or thunderstorm that does form will be capable of producing a downpour. a couple degrees either side of 90. we're talking about a hot and humid forecast. in the tropics, a notable wave just north of the dominican right now. that may get close to the bahamas into florida and even
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continues to develop. for us it's quiet, though. isolated showers possible again on monday. >> amaka: thanks, chris. right now investigators trying to figure out what caused an ultra-light plane to crash into a reservoir. this pilot is safe. >> sarah: crews pulling a aircraft out of a reservoir at ashland state park. 48-year-old david diana of hopkinton says he had an engine problem. there was no place to go. i went over the trees. this was the only place i could drop it. >> sarah: despite falling from 1,500 feet, diana wasn't hurt. he was able to unbuckle and ditch the $45,000 helicopter in the water. >> someone was able to help him out and brought him to the shore with a boat that was already in the water. >> sarah: ashland police say diana took off from marlborough
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than five gallons of fuel, so there is no risk to the environment. >> we found out almost immediately that he was the sole occupant of the aircraft. >> sarah: this is a view inside diana's choper from a previous flight. it gives you a glimpse of what flying an ultra-light helicopter is like. diana says he practices for this kind of situation all the time. >> you look for places if you have a problem, you know how to put it down. >> sarah: and that helicopter has been taken away. the pilot hurt. >> sarah: now to video saw first on 7. a plane involved in a emergency landing is removed from a sapped bar on the quabbin reservoir. sky7 was over the scene as crews picked that plane up to a helicopter. they pulled it high over the water. the pilot of the plane was forced to make an emergency landing on that sandbar after some engine trouble tuesday. he was not hurt. police say there is no environmental threat from the
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>> amaka: up next on 7news, a red sox rookie phenom helped off the field after a nasty injury. >> sarah: and ryan lochte could be diving into a new competition. reports that the swimmer is
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>> and now time for 7sports with alex corddry. >> alex: good morning. brock holt, blake swihart, chris young, all have started in left field and all have been injured. now you can add andrew benintendi to that list. he was helped off the field last night after suffering a left leg sprain. it was a 3-2 game in the seventh when he went down awkwardly. ugly-looking injury. benintendi needed to be helped off the field.
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sprain. he will be evaluated later today. this game went into extras. and in the 11th, keith embry appeared to handle the feed from shaw on a grounder. a run comes around to score and the sox drop a heartbreaker 4-3 in 11 innings. on the same day as rob gronkowski's return to practice, the patriots trading third-year center brian stork to washington in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. stork is considering retirement rather than the patriots cut ties with 33-year-old nate washington. i'm alex corddry. that's 7sports. have a great day. >> sarah: the patriots welcoming a special guest. jon bon jovi was in foxborough yesterday to watch the team practice. he brought along his 12-year-old son romeo. bon jovi and coach bill belichick have been friends for decades. "saturday night live" star leslie jones getting some big support after a major hack
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someone attacked her personal web site and replaced it with apparent nude pictures of the comedian. the site also had some of her personal information listed. the "snl" star has not commented on the incident. >> amaka: and the u.s. women's soccer team preparing to go solo. goalie hope solo has been suspended for six months by the team. the suspension comes after calling the swedish soccer team cowards after the team u.s.a. shocking loss in rio. going for the gold in a new gig on the dance floor. the olympian swimmer is joining the cast of "dancing with the stars." the 32-year-old is still facing criticism after admitting to exaggerating his story about being robbed in rio. the cast of the upcoming season will officially be announced next week. >> sarah: i didn't see him on his first reality show, but i love "dancing with the stars." so maybe this will make him more
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in the helmet heist from a restaurant in patriots' place. the thief returns the helmet with a note. >> amaka: plus a big blast as they were leading to a height crime investigation. >> sarah: and we continue to follow breaking news in lawrence. a massive fire tearing through a home. the flames spread to surrounding buildings. two firefighters are being
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>> sarah: breaking now at 5:30, fierce flames tearing through a home in lawrence. crews rushing to keep the fire from spreading. >> amaka: also breaking, a violent night in the city of boston. a victim shot twice in the stomach in dorchester. the shooter on the run. >> sarah: developing this morning. one teen dead, two others injured after a stabbing in new bedford. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: thanks for waking up with us, everybody, on this thursday morning.
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>> meaghan: and i'm amaka ubaka in for christa delcamp. let's get a check of the forecast with chris lambert. chris, how is the weather looking out there today? >> chris: looks like we'll increase the humidity a little bit, but temperatures like yesterday warming well into the 80s if not a few towns close to 90 degrees. we start off mild this morning. mid-60s or a few upper 60s and a couple passing clouds overnight and very early this morning. i do expect sunshine this morning. a few more clouds in the mix this afternoon. i do want to show you some of these showers across the eastern great lakes. a lot of that has a hard time getting ine the day. so we'll keep the daylight hours on the dry side. maybe an isolated passing shower overnight tonight. warm as we climb into the mid-80s to even near 90 degrees. no sea breeze today. that southwesterly wind is strong enough to hold back any sea breeze, and, of course work the sunshine back out, u.v. index on the very high side. heading out to the beach, no sea breeze. there will be a breeze. gusty at times gusting over 20mph. temperatures running into the
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>> amaka: now time for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, amaka. here's a look at the expressway. things looking good if you're getting ready to head out the door. let's go to the maps. slowing down along the braintree split. route 3, 24 and 95 all south of town looking good, heading in or out of town on the pike, you're problem-free. routes 2 and 3 all good. so you're fine there. 93 fine, back to 495, and no issues if you're headed into town on route 1. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge just 11 minutes this morning. and both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> amaka: breaking news to get to now. 35 people are displaced after massive fire breaks out in lawrence. two homes have been completely destroyed. others in the area damaged. the fire chief tells us the call originally came in for an explosion behind a vacant building.
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with a twisted ankle. the other was treated at the scene of the fire. >> sarah: also breaking, police are searching for the gunman who allegedly shot one person and a dog in dorchester. it happened early this morning on mcclellan street. police have the area taped off while they investigate. we're told the shooting may be related to a fight that was broken up earlier. >> amaka: and developing this morning, police are searching for the suspect who stabbed and killed a 15-year-old boy in new bedford. stabbed during a fight at the temple landing housing project wednesday evening. he collapsed and died near his home. a 22-year-old and a 16-year-old were also hurt. they are expected to be okay. >> sarah: right now salem police are trying to track down the people behind this blast. the mailbox belongs to an l.g.b.t. newspaper called the rainbow "times." this morning investigators want to know if the group was targeted. police say the explosion rocked
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could be heard up to a mile away. >> at first it was very shocking to me. i literally gasped. and i covered my mouth. >> sarah: investigators say early tuesday morning a group of seven people placed an explosive device inside a "rainbow times" newspaper box in salem square. detectives are treating it as a hate crime. >> it makes me sad that there are still people out there that have enough hatred to blow up a newspaper box. >> sarah: the paper said in the last month as many as a dozen "rainbow "times"" newspaper boxs have been vandalized in downtown salem. that's why they make sure to have them in view of a traffic camera, but they said it's never been anything like this. >> we have amazing support in salem. it's not the location we ever expected it to happen in. >> sarah: despite being targeted, owners of the l.g.b.t. newspaper have no plans of removing any boxes. >> it's really sad. enough is enough.
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people say that. >> sarah: the explosion was cowardly and they are working hard toward bringing those responsible to justice. that was the facebook post. >> amaka: new details about a proposed medical marijuana dispensary. according to the "globe," city councilors approved a bill to build a dispensary in a vacant space in east boston. they also chose not to support o a separate dispensary in alston. they had previously approved another company's bid to build there. and the city council has approved a public rating system to rate the food safety practices of boston restaurants. according to the "globe," each restaurant will receive an aa, ab or an ac. each grade will be based off of safety violations during city inspections. the inspectional services department is expected the hand out the grades within the next
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during first year of the program. >> sarah: a robber is behind bars after a standoff in south boston. the swat team arresting a 39-year-old man after he barricaded himself inside a home yesterday morning. police say he was carrying this ak-47 assault rifle at the time. police say the suspect attempted to jump out the window of this building on b street but did not make it out on time. after five hours of negotiation, officers took him into custody. according to the "boston globe," the suspect had been wante at least two bank robbery, including a robbery inside a stop and shop in bedford on monday. >> amaka: and the autographed patriots' helmet stolen from a foxborough restaurant earlier this month has now been returned. surveillance video showed a man stealing the helmet from skipjack's august 11th. you see it there. police say he then left without paying his bill. the man sent the helmet back to the restaurant wednesday along with an apology note and money to cover his tab.
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patriots' president jonathan craft wanted boston-based daily sports company fan duel to mastering. >> sarah: a merger was discussed, which would have given fan duel 60% of the company. but fan duel rejected the offer. the krafts are investors. >> amaka park is being established in maine. president obama set aside 87,000 of maine woodlands. the land is being donated by one of the founders of burt's bees for hiking, canoeing, hunting, fishing and snowshoeing. >> sarah: talk about a selfie. a camera in the berkshires captured a picture of a bear getting up close and personal. the cameras helped keep tabs on the wildlife. apparently this bear wanted everyone to know he was doing
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know, a professional picture. >> amaka: yeah, everybody's got a selfie now. still ahead on 7news, unwelcome guests. why new signs on a building in maine are offending some pok?mon go players. >> sarah: plus a senator's daughter now at the center of the epipen price gouging controversy. >> chris: average high temperatures this time of year running in the upper 70s. once again like many days this summer, we'll be above that. mid to upper 80s this forecast ahead. >> danielle: ten minutes on the expressway braintree to boston. things looking good there. 95 southbound in attleboro, we're watching a new accident. both the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on
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to start your day off right. >> amaka: here is a beautiful live look outside downtown boston. here's what you need to know and go. first, chris lambert. >> chris: in the a bad shot of the skyline of the city. sunrise 15 minutes away. you have to get a little bit of daylight half an hour before that. good morning, everyone. mid to upper 60s now. more humidity throughout the day today. a milder start compared to what we've seen the last couple days. still expecting a good deal of sunshine through the morning hours. more clouds coming in this afternoon. look at the dew p 40s and 50s for a couple days. now into the 60s and 70s to the left of us. they'll be with us overnight tonight and early tomorrow through the afternoon, as well. and then the humidity starts to lower again on friday night. that will set us up for a rather comfortable weekend as saturday and sunday look great as the high pressure builds back in. we have a couple warm days ahead of us. that is for sure. the end temperatures running mid-80s to near 90 degrees. upper 80s low 90s.
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passing shower or thunderstorm at times behind the front we'll lower the humidity. we'll also catch an ocean breeze saturday and sunday. so it will be coolest at the coastline. temperatures close to 80 there. still running in the mid to upper 80s away from the coastline on saturday to sunday. lower humidity around. it will be a comfortable warmth over the weekend. 85 to 90 this afternoon. the other story, the breeze picking back up. no sea breeze today. that southwesterly wind strong enough to hold back any sea breeze, at times even 30mph. windiest down across the cape and the islands. tonight. muggy overnight- can't rule out an isolated shower. the theme here, warmer overnight. temperatures only falling back to near 70 degrees. then we'll catch that passing shower and thunderstorm tomorrow. temperatures running upper 80s and lower 90s. north of the dominican, that's watching closely as you get into the weekend. early next week. perhaps strengthening into the
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its way toward the bahamas and eventually toward florida. how strong? the exact track remains to be scene. down across florida, the gulf coast states keeping tabs on that. lake getaway looking good over the weekend. temperatures upper 70s to near 80s. coolest at the coast over the weekend. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> amaka: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. you're in good shape if you're getting ready to head out the door. 93 through somerville. slowing down a littleit stop-go traffic or accidents. switch cameras. take a look at the expressway. make your way past the gas tank. things looking good out there. let's go to the maps. south of town, a lot of green on route 3, 24 and 95. not watching any delays. problem free heading in and out of town on the pike. route 2 and 3 looking good, as well. check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 14 minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim
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and both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: back to that breaking news in lawrence. crews battling a massive fire. flames tearing through the home. >> amaka: nearly three dozen displaced after what came in as a call of an explosion at the building. jennifer eagan is live at the scene. jen, what's the latest? >> jennifer: amaka, the chief tells us that five homes were affected by fire. you can see there is still a stopped pouring water down opt these homes a few minutes ago. that's a sign they do now have things somewhat under control. as you mentioned, the chief told us that the initial report around 2:00 or 2:30 a.m. was that there was some kind of small explosion behind one of the buildings here on summer street. then one of the buildings caught on fire. those flames spread to some of the surrounding apartment buildings here. the red cross told us earlier this morning that they were helping 35 residents of these
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injured, no one is unaccounted for at this point. two of his firefighters were injured. one fell, had a twisted ankle and went to the hospital. the people who live here describe some frantic moments early this morning. they had neighbors and police knocking on their doors telling them to get out. >> sarah: >> horrible. a lot of families lost everything. >> it was like the worst thing i ever seen. i seen the flames so close that i was u our house was going to get on fire, too. >> jennifer: the red cross telling us that some 35 people have been displaced by this fire. the "t" says the shelter is being set up at a school down the street from here. the first report is there was some kind of explosion that started with fire. of course, that will be investigated some time later today. live in lawrence this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: and breaking news, police are searching for the
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person and a dog in dorchester. it happened early this morning on mcclellan street. police have the area taped off while they investigate. we're told the shooting may be related to a fight that was broken up earlier. >> sarah: developing overnight, the search continues for a suspect who stabbed three people in new bedford. police say a 15-year-old boy was killed after a fight at a housing project last night. a 22 year old and a 16 year old were also hurt. they are expected to be okay. >> amaka: also this morning, police are investigating a dangerous drive in men door. -- mendon. two people seriously injured after a school bus and a car collide. police say the driver of that black car was trying to take a left on route 140 yesterday morning when the driver slammed into a bus. kids on the bus between ages six and 13 years old were headed to a summer camp. those people in the car were rushed to the hospital.
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and a driver in medford ends up in the water while trying to pick up a jet-ski. officials say the driver backed up too far and got stuck in the water. the car sank down until it almost sunk completely under water. crews were able to pull it back on the shore. thankfully no one was hurt. >> sarah: a landlord in maine is making it clear he wants pok?mon go players to stay off of his property. adam patterson recently posted these specialized no trespassing signs near his building. one reads, "stop go and get a real job." the other reads, "catch pok?mon somewhere else, moron." he said he wanted to catch people's attention. pok?mon players are set to hold a peaceful protest on saturday. >> amaka: and happening today, a court hearing will be held on volkswagen's proposed emissions settlement. the company reached a $14.7 billion settlement in june after it admitted last year to rigging certain vehicles to pass
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the editor-in-chief at wikileaks is promising to leak thousands of new documents. they reportedly pertain to hillary clinton, the dnc and the presidential election. the dnc is just getting over a massive summer hacking breech. julian assange says the documents are very damaging. new details in the controversy surrounding the manufacturers of the epipen. this morning there is word that the c.e.o. of mylan is the daughter of west senator joe manchin. manchin is not a member of the senate judiciary committee, which has shown interest in probing the company's pricing practices, and so far the senator is not discussing the issue. the cost of epipens has jumped from $56 to $317 over the last eight years. that's more than a 40% increase. the company says that product improvements have led to increased manufacturing costs. >> amaka: and happening right now, police in delaware are
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fall. investigators say a 58-year-old woman was killed when she fell 40 feet from the zip line ride yesterday at a state park. no one else was hurt. there is no word yet on what caused the fall. >> sarah: police are looking for the people who vandalized a mural dedicated to the victims of a mass shooting at a south carolina church. officials say it happened over the weekend. someone spray painted graffiti on a painting of the pastor killed during that police say 22-year-old dylann roof shot and killed nine people at the all-black church during a bible study last june. the shrine was scheduled the start next are year. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. >> amaka: new details about the man who killed police officers in dallas loose last month. micah johnson showed symptoms of suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. doctors found he pose nod risk to himself or others.
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anxiety, depression and hallucinations after serving in afghanistan. police say he killed five officers last month. >> sarah: fans of the late singer prince will soon have the chance to take a tour of his home. tickets go on sale friday for towrgs of paisley park that will begin in october. it's not known how much a ticket will cost. the compound is where prince recorded, produced and mixed most of his hits. he died of an accidental drug overdose in april. tur back-to-school shopping tips. a.o.l. came up with a list of ways parents can save some serious money. first, check out the junk drawer. it's likely that you have some things already lying around that you did not even know you had. second, head to the dollar store. you can get the most basic items like pens and pencils at a more affordable price. and third, leave the kids at home. children will probably want the buy more supplies than they actually need. >> amaka: those are pretty good tips.
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new study is suggesting that expecting mothers that eat a bad diet can lead to adhd in their children. in addition to adhd, there can also be an increase in we heat waver problems like lying, fighting and steal. they say the eating habits could found changes in d.n.a. they have not found a definite link between an unhealthy diet and a behavior problem. >> sarah: in the buzz -- >> come on, pull her out. >> sarah: a small massachusetts town headed for the big screen. this is the trailer for manchester-by-the-sea. the film stars oscar-nominated actors casey affleck and michelle williams and was a hit at the subdance film festival. the movie takes place in the seaside town and hits neat centers november. looks great. makes me want to see it. >> amaka: definitely interesting there. >> sarah: yeah, and might be some nice weather to head to the
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>> chris: over the next several days. always interesting to hear a version of the boston accent. partly cloudy skies this afternoon. looking for that beach weather? we'll find it over the weekend. temperatures close to 80 at the shoreline.
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>> sarah: a busy morning of breaking news. fast-moving frames engulf a home in lawrence. crews working for hours to keep them from spreading. >> amaka: also breaking, shots ring out in boston. at least one person and a dog are hit. we're live. >> sarah: a sad scene in new bedford where a teen is stabbed and killed in the street.
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why you take this little 15-year-old baby? >> sarah: two others injured as police search for the suspect. >> amaka: anger over this explosion in salem. why it could be investigated as a hate crime. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> amaka: good morning. i'm amaka ubaka in for christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. gorgeous day yesterday. hopefully we have the same thing on tap today. >> amaka: chris, what can we expect today? >> chris: high temperatures upper 80s to near once again a warm afternoon. the difference today, you'll note the humanity has come back up a couple notches and the overnight lows early this morning, not nearly as cool as what we have the last couple mornings. good morning, everyone. we're starting off into the 60s to near 70s. some sunshine starting off the day, as well. more clouds around in the mix this afternoon. so not a picture-perfect clear sky throughout the day. mid-80s to near 90 degrees this afternoon. no sea breeze kicking in today. that's because the southwest wind is strong enough to hold back any sea breeze. so if you're headed out to the
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be a land breeze. temperatures running in the low 80s across the cape cod beaches. should run into the mid to upper 80s near the boston metro area. water temperatures running a couple degrees either side of 70. good-looking weekend forecast ahead. the risk of passing thunderstorm or shower tomorrow. that forecast coming up. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. here's a look at 93 this morning. not too bad. looking like this all the way back to 495. can't complain. we're watching an accident. this is in billerica route 3 southbound at concord road. here a car went into the median. that could slow you down this morning. not too bad into town on 93. route 1, we're not looking at any issues. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 14 minutes. so a little slow and go, but could be much worse. slow around the braintree split, as well. route 3, 24 and 95 looking good. you're problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike this morning.
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you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 20 minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 20 minutes on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge also 12 minutes this morning. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: thanks, danielle. breaking news in lawrence. dozens are displaced by this fast-moving fire. at least four homes are damaged or destroyed by the flames. and neighbors reported hearing an explosion before the fire erupted. >> amaka: 7's jennifer eagan is live on jen? >> jennifer: this is a very difficult morning for several families. the red cross telling us that we're helping some 35 people who were displaced by this fire, and the chief telling us that between 4 and 5 homes were affected by all of this. we're still assessing the damage here. you -- they stopped pouring water down on these homes within the past hour or some so it looks like the flames have all been contained at this point. the initial reports, according
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small explosion behind one of the homes here on summer street. then one of the buildings caught on fire. those flames spread to some of these surrounding apartment buildings. people who live here were deciding some very frantic moments early this morning. their neighbors and police running up, banging on their doors, telling them they had to evacuate. certainly fire departments from surrounding towns responded to try and get everything under control. the fire chief telling us that they set up street for some of these displaced residents. but of course some of them saying that they just don't know what they're going to do. they tried to get everything that they could out of their apartment. they had the chance to grab them. some of them had a total loss right now. we see the state fire marshal shall's office is on scene again. the "t" said the first reports were that there was some kind of small explosion that may have started all of this. but that's certainly something that will be under investigation throughout the day today.
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morning. jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: also breaking, shots are fired in boston hitting at least one person. a dog was also wounded in the gunfire. 7's kris anderson is live in dorchester with more on the shooting. kris, what can you tell us? >> kris: amaka, we have learned that this female shooting victim has suffered potentially life-threatening injuries, this from e.mes. we're right here on page street in dorchester. the house behind me, 23 page street, is where this apparently took place around 1:00 a.m. we have some video from earlier that we want to show you, just to celt the scene when police were still on the scene. again, happened around 1:00 a.m. when those shots were fired. and initially the call came in on mcclellan street, which is right down the street, right nearby where it intersects with page street. it was at this house on page street. we still don't know the age of the victim. but police did have the area taped off for a while while they investigated. you mentioned the dog. there was a dog that was hurt. we're in the sure if the doing
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but the dog was put into a police cruiser with his leg taped up and it appears the dog is going to be okay. so that is a bit of good news here. some neighbors are beginning to wake up this morning, starting to come out and we're going the talk with them in a little bit to figure out what they saw and what they heard. police are still trying to track down the shooter, as well, so that's the important part. they don't know who is responsible for this shooting, and they would obviously like to track them down and find out why this all happened. that's the story here in dorchester, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england. >> sarah: developing news in new bedford where a teen has been killed, one of three people stabbed. police say the 15-year-old victim ran home for help, collapsed and died. 7's nicole oliverio is live in new bedford with more. nicole? >> nicole: sarah, according to witness, they say that teen was just feet from his home when he collapsed and died. now police are searching for suspects. they want to know what led up to this fight and who is
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a 15-year-old is stabbed during a fight. investigators say the teen collapsed and died as he tried running home for help. now this new bedford community wants to know why? >> why? why you take this little 15-year-old baby? he's a baby. he didn't ge a chance to experience life. >> he would put a smile on his face, because that's just the type of kid he was. he was a very outgoing kid, big hearted. you know what i'm saying? he's 15 years old. he didn't even get to graduate high school. >> nicole: police say the teen stabbed. officers say there was a big fight at the housing projects. a 16 and 22 year old were also taken to the hospital with stab wounds but expected to survive. investigators trying to figure out what led up to the deadly stabbing. people who live in the complex say they try to keep to themselves, but they have problems with a group from another housing project from another part of town. >> we talk. we laugh with each other. we do our thing. we don't get into no trouble. it's those southerland people
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with us. >> nicole: right now police are looking at surveillance video hoping that will lead to an arrest. people who live in the area just want the violence to stop. >> let's get with the program and let's stop killing these people. these are babies. >> nicole: and right now police haven't made any arrests, but they're asking the public for help. anyone with information that could help them solve this crime are asked to call police. that's the latest live in new bedford, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> amaka: and we're following developing news. crews in italy continue to search for survivors following that devastating earthquake. the death toll rising overnight. at least 247 people were killed when the magnitude six quake hit central italy wednesday morning. three towns suffered extensive damage. hundreds of homes were destroyed. many survivors are now staying in tents and temporary shelters. >> sarah: right now police in lawrence are searching for the
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head. according to the ""eagle-tribune,"" the shooting happened on freeman court. the woman was take to be lawrence general hospital. her condition is not known. new this morning, a man is seriously injured after a major rollover in merrimack, new hampshire. it happened on the everett turnpike late last night. police say the driver was ejected from the car after he lost control, hitting a barrier and a wall. parts of the car scattered on the road. no word yet on the cause of the crash. >> sarah: and happeningod trooper is expected to plead guilty in connection with a violent arrest in nashua. 31-year-old andrew monaco will plead guilty to three counts of simple assault for beating richard simone, jr., following a high-speed chase in may. monaco faces up to five years behind bars. a massachusetts state trooper is also facing charges in connection with the incident. >> sarah: now to the race for the white house. donald trump will be in manchester, new hampshire, today for a rally.
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economic plan which includes withdrawing from the trans-pacific partnership. at a rally in mississippi last night, trump backtracked on his original promise to deport everyone who was in the country illegally. he's now saying he would consider allowing some to stay. later today hillary clinton will deliver a speech in nevada on the connection between trump and an movement often associated with white nationalism. aides say clinton's speechs against trump. >> amaka: and still ahead, sparks fly in salem. police searching for violent vandals. why it may be considered a hate crime. >> sarah: plus a pilot takes the plunge enter a bay state waterway. how he escaped engine trouble. >> amaka: the rio robbery scandal barely behind him, and ryan lochte has already reportedly landed a high-profile gig. >> sarah: and a series of tornadoes tear across indiana
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weather out that way. for us it was all about the sunshine and the returning warmth. we have warmth and some humidity this afternoon. the weekend forecast ahead. >> danielle: if you're headed into town from the north, we're watching a crash on route 3 southbound into billerica. a car went into the median there. >> reporter: we're staying on top of breaking news. a massive fire tearing through a home in lawrence. flames spread to surrounding buildings. two firefighters are being
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>> sarah: wild weather hitting the central part of the country. this video shows a tornado touching down. the winds were so strong, the starbucks toppled over.
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building. it blew out the window of a restaurant across the street before the building falls over. crews now working to clear the damage from that flattened starbucks. another building over the state. forecasters say severe weather could continue over the next several days. we even saw a tornado here on monday, an ef-1. >> right. it was really bad. >> amaka: wow. severe weather there. but, chris, it's pretty nice. around new england. much of the summer, we haven't had a whole lot of days with severe weather. we have that tornado in concord a few days ago. we're talking about a return of upper 80s to near 90 once again this afternoon. southwesterly wind this morning, so the dew points are higher. more humid any place and temperatures this morning not as cool as they have been the past couple mornings. that means instead of being in the 40s and 50s in the suburbs, we're now into the 60s. low to mid-60s in new bedford
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southeastern mass. the wind is now out of the south to southwest. active winds throughout the day. at times gusting 20 to 30mph. that southwestly wind increasing the humidity. a lot of sunshine to start this morning. more crowds off to the west of us to mix in with that sunshine this afternoon. humidity-wise, going up, dew points in the 70s back into the ohio valley. that would be with us for tonight. it's tomorrow. we have a brief stint of high humidity and then it turns more comfortable again over the weekend. the weekend forecast right now pressure building back in. you can see some scattered showers and storms to the west of us later on this afternoon. along and out ahead of the front, a couple scattered showers and storms to contend with overnight tonight and through the day tomorrow. this front not particularly really strong. so it does mean everyone is going to see a bunch of rain come on through. so any spotty showers and storms that do form, thanks to all the humidity, all the moisture in place, maybe a few localized downpours with those. then we return to the low humidity. we enjoy the sunshine over the
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temperatures at the coastline will be the coolest. 85 to 90 today. no sea breeze kicking in thanks to the strong southwesterly wind. isolated showers tonight. mild and muggy. overnight lows tonight, only close to 70 degrees. that will set the stage for a hot and humid day tomorrow. a passing shower or thunderstorm at times in the upper 80s to lower 90s out there. tropical wave, north of the dominican this morning, this is the main focus here for the united states over the next several days as this big area of the high pressure off the steer this wave from developing into the next tropical storm or hurricane of the season, closer to the bahamas and closer to florida by the weekend and perhaps the gulf of mexico early next week. 7 on 7 forecast, quiet weekend. mid-80s inland. near 80 along the coastline. a couple isolated storms possible on monday. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. don't want the speak too soon, but it's been pretty quiet on the roads.
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switch cameras and take a look at 93. this is what it looks like all the way back to 495. so not too bad out there either. let's go to the maps. we're watching an accident in billerica. this is southbound on route 3. a car went into the median here that. will slow you down this morning. route 1 no issues. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, right around 25 minutes. route 3 in good shape south of town. 24, a little slowing as you approach 128, the same northbound there. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. about 20, 25 minutes on the expressway braintree to boston, just 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. no delays there. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 14 minutes. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> amaka: thanks, danielle. an also light helicopter comes crashing down after an emergency in the air and ended up in the ashland reds voyeur. the pilot says the helicopter was having an engine problem,
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thankfully he was not hurt. david diana says he was able to unbuckle himself and ditch the helicopter in the water. it fell about 1,500 feet yesterday afternoon. >> sarah: there was no place to go. i wanted to get out in the trees. this was the only place i could drop it. generally if there was a field, i would have landed no problem. >> amaka: police say the aircraft was carrying less than five gallons of fuel, so there was no risk to the environment. >> sarah: live" star leslie jones is the latest celebrity to become victim to the hack attack. someone hacked her personal web site wednesday morning and replaced it with apparent nude pictures of the comedian. the site also has some of her personal information listed that has now been taken down. the u.s. women's soccer team preparing to go solo. goalie hope solo has been suspended for six months by the team. the suspension comes after she
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cowards after team u.s.a.'s shocking loss in rio. >> amaka: and a warm welcome for three local olympians. travis stevens, kayla harris and jenny stevens back in town after the olympic games. the olympians were greeted by family, friends and fans, all congratulating them on their big wins. >> i missed home for a while now. it's been a listening four years. so to end and the share it with all the people i love and care about is amazing. >> it's always great to come back to boston. it's home for me. coming back the that reception like this makes it even more special. >> people are saying they haven't seen me smile this much in history, as long as they've known me. i'm on top of the world right now. >> amaka: harrison says she plans on retiring from judo and
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>> sarah: katie ledecky showing her skills at the washington national's game. he handed her five medals off so they wouldn't hinder her pitching motion. the olympic hero says she has been practicing and it showed, firing the throw right over home plate. >> amaka: and ryan lochte could soon be going for the gold in a new gig on the dance floor. the olympian swimmer is joining the cast of "dancing with the stars." the 32-year-old criticism after admitting to exaggerating his story about being robbed in rio. the cast at the upcoming season will officially be announced next week. >> sarah: maybe he'll do well on "dancing with the stars." like a reboot. still ahead, an investigation into a deadly police shooting in roslindale. what the d.a. concluded about an officer and an f.b.i. agent's encounter with a suspected terrorist. >> amaka: and gronk returns to
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another famous face stops by to see the team. >> sarah: a rough night for the red sox. a rocky phenom could be out for a while. introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee,
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>> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. we start off in the 60s and finish off in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. an isolated >> and now time for 7sports with alec corddry. >> alex: good morning. brock holt, blake swihart, chris young, all have started in left field and all have been injured. now you can add andrew benintendi to that list. lasting night benintendi was helped off the field after suffering a left knee sprain. the rookie checking out in a 3-2 game in the seventh, going down awkwardly as he was tagged out
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second base. ugly-looking injury. benintendi needed to be helped off the field. sox calling it a left knee sprain. he will be evaluated later today. this game went into extras. and in the 11th inning, keith embree can't handle the feed from shaw on a grounder. a run comes around to score and the sox drop a heartbreaker 4-3 in 11 innings. on the same day as rob gronkowski's return to practice, the patriots trading third-year center brian stork to washington in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. stork is reportedly considering retirement rather than reporting to d.c. the patriots also making a move in their receiving core, cutting ties with 33-year-old nate washington. i'm alex corddry. that's 7sports. have a great day. >> sarah: the patriots welcoming a special guest. rocker jon bon jovi was in foxborough yesterday to watch the team practice. he brought along his 12-year-old son romeo. bon jovi and coach bill
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>> amaka: cool to get a front-row seat there. that's awesome. and nice for his child, tooism. >> sarah: definitely. >> amaka: still ahead, we're staying on top of breaking news. dozens of people are displaced by this fast-moving fire in lawrence. flames spreading and damaging or destroying four homes. >> sarah: also police on the hunt for a group of people who set off this explosion in salem. >> amaka: and hoisting a plane to dry land.
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>> reporter: a busy morning of breaking news. flames tear through a home in lawrence. crews try to keep the fire have spreading. we're live. >> sarah: also breaking. shots ring out in boston. at least one person and a dog are hit. >> amaka: anger over this explosion in salem. why it could be investigated as
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boost a plame from a precarious predicament on the quabbin reservoir. >> this is 7news "today in new england." ism good thursday morning, everybody. it's 6:30. thanks for staying us with. i'm sarah french. >> amaka: and i'm amaka ubaka in for christa delcamp. such a wonderful week of weather. >> sarah: it has, chris. we're hoping it sticks around and through the weekend, too. >> chris: i feel like we've been saying that so many times this summer as the dry beat goes on. what's bad for the drought has been great for throughout the summer. that theme more or lesss rolls on over the next several days. warmer temperatures now. mid to upper 60s. quiet across southern new england. more clouds and showers across western new york, western pennsylvania. most of the activity misses us throughout the day today. we'll see some more clouds around into the mix. showers staying to the west of us. overnight tonight, isolated showers can't be ruled out. i do expect the opportunity for a couple of passing showers and
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temperatures today, middle to upper 80s. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside. here's a look at 93 as you make your way through somerville. it's not too bad. this is what it's like back through 495. let's go to the maps. we're watching an accident in billerica. this is on route 3 southbound near concord road. a car went into the median here. it's causing some back-up as you went into town on route 3. route 1 no issues. braintree to boston northun minutes this morning. slow around the braintree split. route 3 no problems. 24 and 95, you're just slowing down a little bit there as you approach 128. you're problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 20, 25 minutes braintree to boston expressway. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. no delays there. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 14 minutes. the "t" is running on schedule. we're watching some delays on the commuter rail on the
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>> amaka: we're following three breaking stories this morning. at least 35 people are displaced after a massive fire breaks out in lawrence. five homes were damaged the work completely destroyed. the fire chief tells us the call originally came in as an explosion behind a vacant building. two firefighters were treated for minor injuries. we'll have a live report coming up in about 15 minutes. >> sarah: also breaking, police are searching for the gunman who allegedly shot one person and a dog in dorchester. it happened early this on mcclellan street. police have the area taped off while they investigate. we're told the shooting may be related to a fight that was broken up earlier. >> amaka: also breaking, police are searching for the suspect who stabbed and killed a 15-year-old boy in new bedford. investigators say the teen was stabbed during a fight at the temple landing housing projects wednesday evening. he collapsed and died near his home. a 22-year-old and a 16-year-old were also hurt. they are expected to be okay.
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this explosion in salem is being investigated as a possible hate crime. police are looking for seven people who blew up a newspaper box belonging to an l.g.b.t. newspaper. police say the explosion rocked the downtown area of salem and could be heard up to a mile away. >> at first it was very shocking to me. i literally gasped. and i covered my mouth. >> sarah: investigators say early tuesday morning a group of seven people placed an explosive device inside a "rainbow times" newspaper box in salem square. detectives are treating it as a hate crime. >> it makes me sad that there are still people out there that have enough hatred to blow up a newspaper box. >> sarah: the co-owner of the paper said in the past few months as many as a dozen "rainbow times" newspaper boxes have been vandalized in downtown salem. that's why they make sure to have them in view of a traffic camera, but they said it's never been anything like this.
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it's not the location we ever expected it to happen in. >> sarah: despite being targeted, owners of the l.g.b.t. newspaper have no plans of removing any boxes. >> our whole team has really said enough is enough. here in salem you hear a lot of people say love always trumps hate. >> sarah: salem's mayor posted on facebook that the explosion was cowardly and they are working hard toward arresting whoever is responsible. video shows the moments before police shot and killed an alleged terrorist in roslindale last summer. the d.a. says officers were investigated in shooting usaamah rahim when he pulled a knife on them. federal agents proved in after getting word that rahim was planning on killing police officers in boston. but his family says officers should have used a different approach. >> couldn't they have de-escalated that situation? couldn't they have disarmed him
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numerous times? >> mr. rahim continued to advance on the officers, refused to drop his weapon and responded by saying, "you drop yours" and "why don't you shoot me." >> amaka: rahim's original plan was to travel out of state the kill someone. he got that orderer from a known member of isis. >> sarah: a robbery suspect is behind bars. the swat team arresting a 39-year-old man after he barricaded himself inside aom police say he was carrying this ak-47 assault rifle at the time. police say the suspect attempted to jump out this window on b street but did not make it out in town. after five hours of negotiation, officers took him into custody. according to the "boston globe," the suspect had been wanted for at least two bank robbery, including a robbery inside a stop & shop in bedford on monday. >> sarah: and police are investigating after a car and
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black car was trying to take a left on route 140 yesterday morning when it slammed into a bus. both people in the car were seriously injured. the kids on the bus ranged in ages between 6 and 13 years old and they were headed to a summer camp. thankfully no one on the bus was hurt. and a plane involved in an emergency landing has been removed from a sandbar on the quabbin reservoir. sky7 was over the scene yesterday when crews hooked up that plane to a big helicopr. and then pulled it high over the water. the pilot of that plane was forced to make an emergency landing on that sandbar on tuesday after some engine trouble. he was not hurt. police say there is no environmental threat from the incident. >> sarah: we have new details as the autographed patriots' helmet that was stolen from a foxborough restaurant earlier this month has now been returned. surveillance video showed the man stealing the helmet from
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police say he then left without paying his bill. the man sent the helmet back to the restaurant on wednesday along with this apology note that said "sorry for the trouble." he also included $70 to cover his tab. i guess his conscience got to him? >> amaka: guess he learned his lesson. still ahead, making the grade. how the city of boston is taking steps to let you know that the restaurants you're eating at are clean. >> sarah: also ahead, a sneak peek at the latest movie made right here in massachusetts. >> amaka: d crash landing. >> sarah: and you're in pretty good shape if you're headed out the door. roads looking pretty good. you're only watching one accident. that's on route 3 southbound north of town in billerica.
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>> sarah: 6:40 right now. your favorite boston restaurants will soon receive grades for food safety practices. according to the "globe," each restaurant will receive an a, b or c. each grade will be based on safety violations discovered during city inspections. the inspectional services department is expected the hand out the grades within the next couple weeks. posting the grade is optional, though, during the first year of
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>> sarah: and we're getting a sneak peek of a new movie featuring a small massachusetts town. >> come on, pull her up. >> it's not a shark. >> amaka: this is the trailer for "manchester-by-the-sea." the film stars oscar-nominated actors casey affleck and michelle williams and was a hit at the sundance film festival. the movie takes place in the seaside town and hits neat centers november. and fansf prince will soon have a chance to take a tour of his home. tickets go on sale friday for tours of paisley park that will begin in october. it's not known how much a ticket will cost. the compound is where prince recorded, produced and mixed most of his hits. he died of an accidental drug overdose in april. >> sarah: know and go is next with breaking news. red cross on the scene of a fascinating fire in lawrence. four homes are impacted. dozens of people are displaced. what witnesses reported hearing
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>> amaka: also shots fired in boston overnight. a teen and a dog are wounded. >> sarah: also ahead, a hidden camera in the berkshires
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>> reporter: breaking news, fire tearing through several homes in lawrence. >> kris: also breaking, shots fired in dorchester. one person is hit, so is a dog. >> reporter: three people stabbed, a teenager killed during a fight in new bedford. now police are searching for a suspect. >> sarah: all right. it's time no know and go. we have all your day's top stories coming up. >> amaka: exactly. we start with traffic and weather. here's chris lambert with a check on that forecast. we keep saying it, chris. it's just so nice. >> chris: been fantastic over the last a nice weekend ahead of us temperature-wise running into the 80s once again. today and tomorrow more in the way of humidity as well as warmth. we'll be close to 90, especially tomorrow. air in the 60s. warmer than yesterday morning. we have a lot of sunshine many place now. clouds and showrdz to the west of us. a lot of those showers won't make it in. partly cloudy skies to contend with this afternoon. a warm and breezy day. no sea breeze today with the southwesterly wind at 10 to
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mild and muggy tonight. could have an isolated shower tonight. overnight low only in the 70s. that's an indication of the high humidity working in. dew point levels will be sky high tonight and tomorrow. it will move back to a more comfortable cattery gri as we work through the weekend. as the front moves on through, a couple spotty showers and storms out, there especially mid-day, early afternoon. then that lower humidity works in over the weekend. coolest temperatures over the weekend along thest so close to 80 at the beach on saturday and sunday. mid-80s. a few upper 80s inland saturday and sunday. a comfortable warmth with a modest amount of humidity. a couple isolated storms on monday and more dry weather and warm weather extending into tuesday and wednesday of next week. >> sarah: time now for a fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. this is north at 8borough, 95 northbound. there is an accident. you can see it here blocking the right lane.
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some traffic. let's go to the maps. i'll show you exactly where this is. it's 95 northbound. notice all this red leading up to it. you're crawl up to that. as you pass by it, things start to open up. braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway, about 25 minutes this morning. the pike looking good, heading in and out of town. we were watching an earlier crash in billerica. this actually just cleared. but it's still causing some delays on route 3 southbound there. heading into town on 93 back to 495. no major delays on route 1. check your drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 20, 25 minutes braintree to boston on the expressway. 13 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 18 minutes. the "t" is running on schedule. on the commuter rail, we're watching some delays on the haverhill line. back to you, guys. >> amaka: breaking news in lawrence. dozens of people are displaced by this fast-moving fire. at least six homes are damaged or destroyed by the flames.
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fire erunninged. 7's jennifer eagan live on the scene with the very latest. >> jennifer: sarah, amaka, good morning. a very difficult morning for several families in lawrence. you see the fire department still on scene pouring water down on one of these homes. as you just mentioned, the chief telling us that six homes were affected by fire here along summer street this morning. four of those homes can no long ber lived in. two have some serious damage to them. but the apartments coul now, the red cross told us earlier this morning that they were helping 35 people. amazingly, everyone in these apartments did make it out safely. two firefighters were injured here on scene. one fell, twisted an ankle and went to the hospital. as you mentioned, the chief tells us that first report around 2:00, 2:30 p.m. were that there was a small explosion behind one of the buildings here along summer street. that is certainly something that they will be looking into. people who live here describe
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morning with their neighbors and police knocking on their doors, telling them to get out. >> horrible. a lot of families... >> it was like the worst thing i've ever seen. i seen the flames so close that i was under the impression that our house was going to catch fire. >> jennifer: the chief tells us they're setting a shelter up down the street at a local school for some families who have been again, that affected six homes here along summer street and lawrence. also the state fire marshal's office is on scene to investigate. live in lawrence this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: also breaking news in boston, shots are fired and in a dorchester neighborhood and a woman and dog are wounded. 7's kris anderson live on the scene with more on this shooting. >> chris: sarah, good morning. the gun shot wound this woman suffered is apparently
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have here. we're on mcclellan street in dorchester right now. there are two scenes. one on mcclellan where apparently according to neighbors the shots were fired. and then the young lady lives right around the corner on page street. we have some video from earlier. we want to show you when the scene was active. police have the areas roped off as they were investigating, figuring out what happened here. about 1:00 a.m., it appears there was some sort of fight, some sort of argument that led to the shots being fired. at least that's what neighbors are telling us so far. the young lady was hit. and then it look like she tried page street. and that's when she was transported, taken to the hospital with those potentially life-threatening injuries. you mentioned there was a dog injured, as well. we're not sure if the dog was shot or what happened with the dog, but he was loaded up into a police car. it appears the dog is going to be okay. had a chance to talk to some of the neighbors. they say the girl was about 18 years old, and they're just praying she makes a recovery. that's the story live here in
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bedford. a 15 year old is dead, two others injured after a stabbing attack. police are now reviewing surveillance video for clues to catch the killer. 7's nicole oliverio is live in new bedford with more. >> nicole: amaka, just a sad story. now, according to the district attorney's office, they say three people were stabbed, including a 15 year old. that 15 year old collapsed not far from his home as he was trying to get to his parents for help. according to investigators, they say two others wer including a 16 and 22 year old. this all happening at a housing project here in new bedford just after 6:30 last night. police say there was a group fight. what is unclear is who exactly was fighting, who was involved and who did the stabbings. as you mentioned, police are looking for surveillance video to see if they can help in their investigation. meanwhile, people in the neighborhood say they just want the violence to stop.
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kid, big hearted, you know what i'm saying? he's 15 years old. he didn't even get to graduate high school. >> let's get with the program and let's stop killing these people. these are babies! >> amaka: the other two people who were hurt are expected to survive. police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. live in new bedford, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now police in lawrence are searching for the person who shot a woman in the head. according to the "eagle-tribune," the shooting happened on the woman was taken to lawrence general hospital. her condition is not yet known. >> sarah: and new this morning mark is seriously injured in this rollover crash in merrimack, new hampshire. police say the driver was ejected from the car after he lost control, hitting a barrier and a wall on the everett turnpike. no word yet on the cause of the crash. >> sarah: police in salem are investigating this blast as a possible hate crime. they're looking for seven people
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box belonging to an l.g.b.t. group. the explosion was heard up to a mile away, causing several calls to police. salem police are asking for your help in identifying anyone who may be involved. >> amaka: and happening today, a former new hampshire state trooper is expected to plead guilty in connection with a violent arrest in nashua. 31-year-old andrew monaco will plead guilty to three counts of simple assault for beating richard simone, jr., following monaco faces up to five years behind bars. a massachusetts state trooper is also facing charges in connection with the incident. >> sarah: we're following developing news. crews in italy continue to search for survivors following the devastating earthquake. there the death toll continues to rise. at least 247 people were killed when a magnitude six quake hit central italy wednesday morning. three towns suffered extensive damage. many survivors are now staying
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>> sarah: and a tornado is caught on camera touching down in ohio. you can see it tearing through a mobile home and sending debris flying into the air. officials say at least seven homes were damaged. a number of people were left without power. no one was hurt. and in indiana, a tornado leveled this starbucks. take a look at this video. you can see the storm outside the window of a restaurant across the street before the building falls right over. >> sarah: the world's largest aircraft crashed in england on wednesday. developers say it hit the ground during a second test flight. the cockpit was damaged. fortunately all of the crew members are okay. the it was 92 feet long and cost about $43 million. >> amaka: now to the race for the white house, donald trump will be in manchester, new hampshire, today for a rally. he's planning to talk about his economic plan at a rally in mississippi last night.
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everyone who is in the country illegally. he's now saying he will consider allowing some to stay. and later today, hillary clinton will deliver a speech in nevada on the connection between trump and a movement often associated with white nationalism. aids say clinton's speech is an attempt to go on the offensive against trump. >> sarah: the red sox are holding rookie outfielder andrew benintendi returns to the field soon. he is set to be evaluated again today. the 22-year-old inj last night's loss to tampa. he was tagged out and ended up rolling over on his left leg. the sox say it is a sprained left knee. >> amaka: we have to take a look at this. talk about a selfie. a field camera in the berkshires captured this picture of a bear greg up -- getting up close and personal. the cameras help keep tabs on the wildlife. apparently this bear wanted everyone to know he was doing just fine.
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we see those bear stories all the time this type of year. >> chris: what is that? is that food? let me check it out. nope, not food. i'll back away. mid-80s to low 90s this afternoon. partly sunny skies after a sunny start. a few more clouds in the mix. hot and humid tomorrow. isolated showers and storms popping up. upper 80s and lower 90s. and then we dry out for the weekend. beautiful-looking weekend. more comfortable out there. temperatures close to 80 at the coastline. mid-80s inland. a couple isolated tomorrow and again on monday. otherwise the theme of the summer rolls on. average high this time of year running in the upper 70s. we'll be in the mid to upper 80s across the board some the warmth and relatively dryness will continue into early next week with limited rain chances. guys. >> sarah: thanks, chris. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks for joining us, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> amaka: and i'm amaka ubaka. "today in new england" returns with your latest news and weather at 9:00.
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good morning. death toll rises. at least 247 killed in that powerful earthquake in central italy. residents desperately trying to dig out more survivors where their bare hands. moments like this one bringing hope. fighting words. donald trump goes after hillary clinton questioning her true intentions when it comes to minority voters. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> this as she dismisses claims that clinton foundation donors were given special access to her when she was secretary of state. >> what trump has said is ridiculous. my work as secretary of state was not influenced by any outside forces.

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